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Behind the Scenes

(Photos by Jenny Morris, except scene 21 by Christopher P. Jacobs)

 

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Shooting the dance number in scene 1 with tripod and then with Glidecam ,

with the characters' CD player providing music playback for the actresses to

lipsync their song ("I Wouldn't Give 'That' For a Man Who Couldn't Dance").

 

 

 

Suellen Palya, Lori Barrett, and Paul Kelly

Behind the scenes at the Empire Arts Center (scene 21)

 

 

Sullen Palya gets into position on the piano as Marc Arnason on the

audio board cues the playback CD with the prerecorded piano track

for shooting a stage dance number

 

 

Karly Anderson waits with the boom mike while Christopher Jacobs

prepares a shot for scene 33 and Marjorie Morris moves into position

and one of the dancers goes over some Charleston steps.

 

 

Caroline Gray, Jessica Gunderson, and Krystal Pavlish relax before the

next call to places, while Wendy Honrath and another dancer rehearse.

 

 

Shooting segments of the Charleston number in scene 33

 

 

Marjorie Morris, Paul Kelly, and Christopher Jacobs

discuss blocking on scene 35

 

 

 

Behind the scenes at the Bellivue Apartments (scene 35)

LEFT: Sound recordist David Henry relaxing between takes

RIGHT: Marjorie Morris and Paul Kelly during a rehearsal

 

 

 

Behind the scenes at the English Coulee dam and footbridge

for Brenda's dream scene (scene 38)

 

 

 

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